Were there Seven or Fourteen Gates of the Netherworld ?

@inproceedings{Novotny2009WereTS,
  title={Were there Seven or Fourteen Gates of the Netherworld ?},
  author={Jamie R. Novotny},
  year={2009}
}
  • Jamie R. Novotny
  • Published 2009
The myth of how Nergal successfully usurped the sole authority of the netherworld from Ereskigal is known from three tablet copies: the first is on a fourteenth Century B. C. (Middle Babylonian) scribal exercise tablet from Teil el-Amarna; the second is on an eighth Century B. C. (Neo-Assyrian) library copy from Sultantepe; and, the third is on a fourth… CONTINUE READING